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We develop physical confidence and competence from the earliest age


We want our children and young people to experience the joy of movement and develop positive attitudes to active living.  This outcome is about ensuring all Scotland’s children and young people develop the physical confidence and competence required for a  foundation of lifelong participation in physical activity and sport.


School PE Provision


In 2017, 98% of all primary and secondary schools were meeting the target level of PE provision. This is the same as in 2016.

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Children's Active Play

Active play

In 2016, 45% of children aged 2-12 years did at least 30 minutes or more of active play every day of the week.

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Active Travel to School

Child active travel

More than half (53%) of pupils surveyed in 2016 said that they normally walk or cycle to school.

Walking was the most frequent mode of travel with 52% of pupils reporting they normally walk to school.


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